ENGLISH LANGUAGE LESSON PLAN FOR SECONDARY SCHOOLDate : 5th March 2012Time / Duration : 8.15-08.50am (35 minutes) (single period)Class : Form 2 KappaNumber of Students : / StudentsLanguage Proficiency : Low IntermediateBackground knowledge : Students have already been exposed to collective nouns pronouns, and adjectives.Theme : Environment and PeopleTopic : Grammar (Articles)Language skill focus : WritingIntegrated skills : Speaking, Listening, ReadingLearning Outcomes : By the end of form 2, students should be able to: 1.0 Language For Interpersonal Use 1.1 Make friends and keep friendships by: iii. Responding appropriately to questions by stating, refuting and giving details. 1.2 take part in social interaction by: vii. Making decisions with others to do something.
2.0 Language For Informational Use 2.3 Presenting information to different audience by: xviii. Writing description. 3.0 Language For Aesthetic Use 3.2 Express themselves creatively and imaginatively by: iii. Composing simple sentences at a level suitable to learners.Learning Objectives : By the end of the lesson, students should be able to: 1. Understand and respond to the teacher‟s explanation on the part of speech – „Articles‟ by giving appropriate verbal responses. (Observable) 2. Answer the fill in the blanks worksheet based on the articles discussed with the teacher individually. (Measurable) 3. Complete the questions pasted on the whiteboard by writing down the correct articles in groups. (Achievable)
Moral Values : (a) Teamwork among students when doing group work. (b) To generate students‟ critical and creative thinking skills. (c) Allow students to express their thoughts and encourage communication among students and teacher.Educational Emphasis : (a) Critical and creative thinking skill : students are able to relate what they have learnt in the poem with real life situations especially in the production activity. (b) Multiple Intelligence skills (interpersonal): students are thought to share and exchange ideas and information with each other and thus encourage cooperative and collaborative learning.Resource Materials : (1) Explanation on articles on mahjong paper (2) Worksheet (3) Marker pen, whiteboard and questions on articles.
STAGES OF A 3-PHASE LESSON PLAN Stage / Content / Skills Teacher / Student Rationale / AVA Duration ActivityStage 1 Skills 1. Teacher greets the RationalePresentation - Speaking class. 1. To give the student(10 minutes) - Listening 2. Teacher brings warm-up session a few realia into the before the lesson. Content class and shows them 2. Enable students to Teacher‟s explanation to the students. generate creative and on the part of speech – 3. Teacher elicits the Articles. students‟ opinions by critical thinking skills. asking them to 3. To encourage Questions: describe the realia. communication 1. Can you tell me 4. Teacher then between the teacher and what am I discusses the activity students. holding in my with the students and right hand? brings them to the 2. Can you tell me topic of the day what is on the which is table? “Articles.” 6. Teacher then explains Eg: -an apple to the students and -a book teaches them about the part of speech – AVA: Articles: “Articles.” -Explanation of A „Articles‟ on An mahjong paper. The (Appendix 1)
Stage 2 Skills 1. Teacher gives each RationalePractice - Reading student a piece of 1. Allow students to think(10 minutes) - Thinking “Fill in the blanks” critically in answering worksheet based on the fill in the blanks the part of speech- exercises. Content articles that have been 2. To enhance students‟ Fill in the blanks below discussed earlier. understanding of the with a, an, or the : 2. Individually, students articles learnt are given seven earlier in the lesson. 1. I went shopping and minutes to complete bought the worksheet given. umbrella, 3. Teacher then AVA: suitcase and discusses the leather answers with the - Fill in the blanks purse. students. worksheet (Appendix 2) 2. Irene says she has given story book back to your younger sister.Stage 3 Skills 1. Students are divided RationaleProduction into three groups with 1. To prompt students‟ - Writing(15 minutes) equal number of thinking skills. - Reading members and 2. Enjoy learning English teacher explains that through fun activity. they are going to play 3. Allow students to think a grammar game critically in using the
correct conjunctions toSkills 2. Students are asked to combine the sentences. sit together in their 4. Encourage students to own groups. think imaginatively 3. Teacher pastes 3 sets and produce of grammar question creatively. on article on the 3. Allow student to share whiteboard. their ideas to the 4. Teacher then explains whole class. the rules of the game 4. Students learn to where each group will cooperate in groups. be given 10 5. Encourage cooperative questions. and collaborative 5. Students must answer learning. 1 question each person in their group by writing down the correct answer on the AVA: whiteboard. 6. Students may discuss - Questions read aloud their answers with to students their friends before (Appendix 3) writing their answer - Marker pen on the whiteboard. 7. Teacher discusses the answers with all students and for each correct answer given, students will be rewarded 2 marks.
8. The group with the most marks wins the game and is rewarded by the teacher. 9.Finally, teacher concludes the lesson and asks students to find any five pictures from any magazines and write down two sentences describing the pictures using the correct articles as for their homework.Follow-up activity : Students are asked to find any five picture from any magazine and write down two sentences describing the picture.Self-reflection :Supervisor’s comment :
Appendix 1Explanation on the part of speech – Articles.Conjunctions an, used to join words, phrases, or sentences. Articles (a, are the)1. We use ‘a’ before words beginning with a consonant sound or a vowel which sound like a consonant. Example: a cage a university a pen2. We use ‘an’ before a noun which starts with a vowel letter or sound. „a‟, „e‟, „i‟, „o‟, „u‟ are vowel letters. Example: an axe an eel an owl3. We use ‘an’ before a noun which has a silent „h‟. Example: an hour an honest man
We use ‘the’ for countable and uncountable nouns.1. We use ‘the’ for a specific person, object, or place. Example: Abby will meet me at ‘the’ cinema.2. We use ‘the’ when we speak of only one such thing. Example: ‘The’ sun is hot today.3. We DO NOT use „the‟ before the names of roads, streets, states, countries or towns. Example: Malaysia is a peaceful country.
Appendix 2Fill in the blanks below with „a‟, „an‟ or „the‟ where necessary1. I went shopping and bought umbrella, suitcase and leather purse.2. Sri says he has given story book back to your younger sister.3. We always play basketball in morning during school holidays.4. optician tests eyesight and sells spectacles.5. Seelan wanted to be army officer.6. Hamdan and his family lives in eastern part of Pahang.7. Gomathy is ________ richest women in Kinrara 3.8. Wan is _______ honest boy who never tells lie.9. Ezekir went to ________ dentist for his tooth checkup.
Appendix 3 Fill in the blanks with ‘a’, ‘an’ or ‘the’ where necessary.1. Monsoon Cup is held once _____ year.2. _____ ducks are swimming in the lake.3. I have toothache, so I went to _____ dentist.4. I saw ______ old man eating burger.5. Mr. Yap is at _______ petrol station.6. Khirul is _____ businessman who sells cows and chickens.7. I spent my holidays in ______ Sabah last year.8. We looked everywhere for _____ toilet but we didn‟t find any.9. Hidayah went fishing with _______ long fishing rod.10. Arni met her mother ______ hour before lunch.